Columbus school information

Average Test Scores27%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools597079,235
Total private schoolsn/a19024,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a867,965

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  • The average school test scores in Columbus are 45% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Columbus.
  • 76.4% of people in Columbus have completed 8th grade.
  • 75.9% of people in Columbus have completed high school.
  • 16.7% of people in Columbus have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Columbus

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  • Central Elementary810 S High School AvenueGrades: 4 - 8Students: 367 · Ratio: 12:125
  • Columbus High124 S High School AvenueGrades: 8 - 12Students: 315 · Ratio: 10:115
  • Highland Elementary319 N High School StGrades: 2 - 3Students: 142 · Ratio: 13:142
  • Park Elementary724 E Garfield StreetGrades: PK - 1Students: 211 · Ratio: 15:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Columbus

Completed 8th grade76.4%87.1%83.8%
Completed high school75.9%85.7%82.4%
Completed some college44.5%62.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree24.3%38.5%37.2%
Completed bachelors16.7%30.7%29.3%
Completed masters7.9%10.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Columbus (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
McCune, KS50490%83%
Weir, KS58550%1%
Oswego, KS2,01840%18%
Baxter Springs, KS4,16127%45%
Riverton, KS1,12426%47%
Columbus, KS3,24427%45%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Havana, IL3,24329%41%
Fairbanks Ranch, CA3,24574%50%
Rockwood, MI3,24326%47%
Olney, TX3,24272%47%
Abernathy, TX3,24774%51%
Columbus, KS3,24427%45%
Source: The Columbus, KS education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.